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Edmundston Lancaster KB882 transferred to National Air Force Museum of Canada

– An Edmundston, New Brunswick, landmark is being readied for its journey to a new home at the National Air Force Museum of Canada (NAFMC) in Trenton, Ontario.

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Battle in the skies: Dieppe, August 19, 1942

– Fresh or tired, the crews donned their goggles, gloves, boots and life preservers as they made their way to their squadron areas. It was Wednesday the 19th of August, 1942 and Operation JUBILEE was about to begin.

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“Valour of the highest order” – Pilot Officer Andrew Mynarski, VC

– National Defence/Directorate of History and Heritage Andrew Charles Mynarski was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on October 14, 1916. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) in 1941. On the night of  June 12 to 13, 1944, Pilot Officer Mynarski was the mid-upper gunner in an Avro Lancaster bomber of 419 Squadron, RCAF, during an …

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Operation Overlord: D-Day Remembered

– News Article / June 6, 2017 To see more images, click on the photograph under “Image Gallery”. Royal Canadian Air Force The largest military invasion in history took place on June 6, 73 years ago. The D-Day assault was a huge and complex undertaking – a multinational, combined operation involving hundreds of thousands of sailors, soldiers …

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Billy Bishop – Canada’s first Air Force Victoria Cross recipient

– News Article / June 2, 2017 By Captain Steven Dieter June 2 is commemorated as “Billy Bishop Day” in honour of the famous First World War ace. One hundred years ago today, Captain Bishop carried out his daring raid on the Estourmel aerodrome, for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. On June 2, 1917, …

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Looking back at 2017: A holiday message

– The following is commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 2017 holiday message to the airmen and the airwomen of the RCAF as well as the extended RCAF family. From Lieutenant-General Michael Hood  As 2017 draws to a close, Chief Warrant Officer Gérard Poitras and I are pleased to offer you our best wishes at …

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